Minimum Wage Letter from Ralph Nader to President Obama

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. September 4, 2014 Dear President Obama, After years of advocacy by citizen and labor groups, your party has finally made raising the minimum wage for tens of millions of American workers an election issue for the coming midterms. The question remains, though: will […]

Ralph Nader: Minimum Wage Support Grows

  During a recent talk at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson indicated his support for legislation in Congress to raise the federal minimum wage. “I will tell you we will support legislation that moves forward,” he said. Later in the talk, Mr. Thompson continued, “McDonald’s will be fine. We’ll manage through […]

Labor Scholars, Women’s Groups, and Walmart Activists Challenge Hillary Clinton to Use Her Walmart Influence to Raise Women’s Wages

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pete Davis, Time for a Raise campaign / 347-453-3135 / [email protected] LABOR SCHOLARS, WOMEN’S GROUPS, AND WALMART ACTIVISTS CHALLENGE HILLARY CLINTON TO USE HER WALMART INFLUENCE TO RAISE WOMEN’S WAGES Dozens of labor scholars, women’s groups, and Walmart activists issued a letter today asking Hillary Clinton to use her deep Walmart […]